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PhysioFast Online

PhysioFast online provides quality personalised physiotherapy advice, information and support to any pharmacy customers who are struggling with an injury, ache or pain.

Company Summary: PhysioFast online provides quality personalised physiotherapy advice, information and support to any pharmacy customers who are struggling with an injury, ache or pain. We also cover all areas of MSK, Women’s Health (including ante/post- natal, incontinence) Neurology plus falls prevention. How can you help our members? Online physiotherapy is increasing in popularity for a variety of reasons and PFO can help NPA members broaden their service capabilities in what they are able to offer to their patients, providing a more holistic environment. The independent pharmacy network provides a key service vital to the health of the nation overall but also, and very importantly, they build close relationships within the local communities within which they serve. However, with lengthening times to see a GP and greater lead times for gaining access to services such as physiotherapy, patients health and recovery can be impacted negatively. PFO, with its links to associated support services allows NPA members to address some of these shortcomings. PFO can help address some of the ongoing problems with painkillers and opiate issues. The online environment is ideal to help people manage their chronic pain. We work alongside “The Pain Toolkit” to help promote supported self-management. This is a recognised guide for self-management recommended in Pain management programmes.…

Healthy Performance

Employee Wellbeing specialists and the largest digital flu voucher supplier in the UK.

Company Summary Employee Wellbeing specialists and the largest digital flu voucher supplier in the UK. How can you help our members? Healthy Performance provide NPA members with new customers and revenue streams via the Digital Vouchers purchased by corporate clients, other online solutions including lifestyle assessments and stress audits, plus the opportunity to work strategically for the other pharmacy led services into the corporate space. Our unique mixture of prepaid and PAYG flu vouchers can be redeemed at over 4,000 pharmacies nationwide and we are looking to expand our network due to incredible high demand. What support is provided? Vouchers can be processed easily via PharmOutcomes (private flu form) or via our own free pharmacy admin portal. Support is available before and during the flu season by a dedicated flu support team at flu@healthyperformance.co.uk. What can you offer our members as added value? Easy-to-use flu vouchers which reduce admin and increase revenue and footfall. For all services that are delivered there would be an opportunity to send many more customers in store during the flu season. Our estimates are around 100,000 redeemed vaccines in 2021. Cost to members: It is free to join with no annual subscriptions and we pay you for all valid redeemed voucher codes presented in store.…

Black Circle Retail Design Ltd

Black Circle Retail Design are a specialist pharmacy interior design and shopfitting company with over 50 years experience.

Company Summary: We are a specialist pharmacy interior design and shopfitting company. We have expertise spanning the entire development process. How can you help our members? With a wealth of joint experience in the company exceeding 50 years and awards with the Chemist & Druggist we can advise on cutting edge solutions, whilst offering a full turnkey A-Z guide through the design & shopfitting process. What support is provided? We personally manage a project from end to end with one point of contact. What can you offer our members as added value? Extensive experience, knowledge and guidance through the whole process. Are there any helpful resources for our members to use or download? Our website is full of tips and regular monthly blogs to enlighten any potential clients. Cost to members: A free initial consultation where all areas are discussed with either 2D or 3D plans as appropriate then provided. Costs for the fit would then depend on Spec etc. Contact Us: Testimonials: “An excellent partnership was developed between Sheppards Pharmacy and Black Circle which has led to design suggestions that in the end have delivered a layout that everyone is thrilled with, delivered on time and to budget.” – Steve Davies, Sheppards Pharmacy “From my earliest dealings with Black Circle it was clear that deep consideration and experience would deliver exactly what I required from a refit.…

Carter Bond Solicitors

Carter Bond is a proactive boutique commercial law firm specialising in corporate law with a strong legal history in servicing sectors including Healthcare (Pharmacy, Dental and Care Homes), Property and Mergers & Acquisitions work.

Company Summary: Carter Bond is a proactive boutique commercial law firm specialising in corporate law with a strong legal history in servicing sectors including Healthcare (Pharmacy, Dental and Care Homes), Property and M&A work. As a commercial law firm predominately working with businesses and business owners, Carter Bond also provides services in respect of Commercial Property, Dispute Resolution/Litigation, Employment and Intellectual Property. Our customers and pharmacy sector clients instruct as we are a ‘one-stop shop’ for businesses. We can carry out the transactional work but also provide commercial advice as well as advising on the property, employment and any dispute matters – all of which are at some point required by businesses owners. How can you help our members? Carter Bond has significant experience advising on pharmacy business purchases and sales, whether this is a first-time buyer/seller or a corporate group. As a commercial law firm, we have the expertise to support and advise on Commercial Property, Employment Law and Dispute Resolution – all areas which business owners benefit from and, pharmacists and pharmacy owners, are no different. Whilst all the lawyers at Carter Bond are City trained we don’t charge City prices. Our offices are in N.W. London and this allows us to pass the cost saving to our clients.…

Clynxx Limited

CLYNXX is the UK's official private advanced electronic prescription system.

Company Summary: CLYNXX is the UK’s official private advanced electronic prescription system. Increase your revenue by accepting FreeRx® (digital private prescriptions) tokens. No sign up is required, just click the ‘View FreeRx Token’ link and you can retrieve electronically signed private prescriptions, removing the need for paper. How can you help our members? Pharmacies who dispense private electronic prescriptions are visited by a customer demographic that is more likely to also make a significant additional purchase. Customers are more likely to return to a pharmacy that has dispensed their FreeRx® (advanced electronic private prescriptions) tokens before. Accepting FreeRx® (advanced electronic private prescriptions) tokens is a great way of improving cashflow and increasing revenue. Bonus By accepting FreeRx® digital prescriptions, your business participates in the efforts to save forests and reduce its carbon footprint. What support is provided? Dispensing FreeRx® (advanced electronic private prescription) tokens is easy. No sign up is required.  You can watch instructions here. Signing up as a delivery partner is available here If you experience any problems, our support team is available via chat –Mon-Fri 8am – 10pm Sat – Sun 10am-6pm What can you offer our members as added value? Posters to invite patients with FreeRx® (advanced electronic private prescription) tokens to bring them to your pharmacies.…

PharmaPlace Ltd

PharmaPlace is an online portal bringing together independent suppliers in the vitamins, supplements and health and beauty space.

Company Summary: PharmaPlace is an online portal bringing together independent suppliers in the vitamins, supplements and health and beauty space. The site allows pharmacies to buy from suppliers direct, without the need to create accounts with each supplier. PharmaPlace has over 100 brands on the site providing pharmacies with a wide array of options to improve their retail element. Benefits include: Completely FREE for pharmacies with no charges or fees Allow buyers to buy from multiple sellers in one go A huge range of promotions and discounts Suppliers official trade prices or lower Get up to 54 days credit and your card rewards by paying by credit card, like American Express Invoices are automated and held on the system Easy monthly statements for accounting Ability to contact suppliers to get point of sales, samples, testers, demo’s, education etc. Automated replacement service if items are missing or broken Once a buyer has checked out their purchases, they have no more admin to complete as we automate the rest of the processes. Every brand on PharmaPlace is supplied direct by the official trade supplier. Pharmacies get all the support from the supplier that they would expect.   Sign up for free   Testimonials: “We have now moved to fully using PharmaPlace for more than 40 suppliers’ brands as it saves us a huge amount of time ordering and then dealing with the admin” D Shah – Hillcrest Pharmacy, London “PharmaPlace have allowed us to access a huge number of brands at a time when many reps are not visiting our town.…

Pointy from Google

Pointy from Google shows shoppers what’s in a retailer's store when they’re searching on Google by acting as a product/inventory feed for local retailers, to open them up to the wider Google world.

Company Summary: Pointy from Google displays your in-store products on Google to help shoppers see what you sell. https://pointy.withgoogle.com   Pointy helps products to surface on: The Business Profile on Google Maps and Search (See What’s in Store) Pointy Page Local Inventory Ads (paid ads) Pointy acts as a product/inventory feed for local retailers, to open them up to the wider Google world. Creating product feeds can be complex and manual, however, the products on Pointy automatically become the product feed, streamlining the process and making it much simpler for local retailers to surface across Google (Search, Maps, SWIS module on Google My Business). Get Started   How can you help our members? Built for local retailers Pointy is a non-ecommerce solution for local retailers to help them get their products on Google and drive footfall to their store Connect with local shoppers who want to buy Pointy helps to connect retailers with shoppers by displaying their in-store products on Google Retailers can show their products to shoppers when they make “near me” searches. These are often high-intent searches where shoppers are ready to buy Create an online presence Retailers can create a robust online presence, showing live inventory, stock status, opening hours, contact details, and more. Simple and cost-effective set up Retailers connect to Pointy either by plugging in a Pointy box or downloading the app to compatible POS systems.…

Sight and Sound Technology

Sight and Sound Technology are experts in providing products, support and training for those with visual impairment or literacy challenges.

Company Summary:  Sight and Sound Technology was established in 1979 and has offices in Northampton, Glasgow and Dublin. We are experts in providing products, support and training for those with visual impairment or literacy challenges. We operate UK and Ireland wide including for home product demonstrations and training services. How can you help our members? NPA members often encounter people with visual impairment or reading/literacy challenges. We are able to support your members by providing support for themselves and their clients and technology demonstrations in the area of assistive technology.   Sight and Sound Technology welcomes the opportunity to work alongside pharmacists and their teams to improve the quality of life for patients. We would like to provide you with a working knowledge of assistive technology which can improve the mobility, independence, personal security, mental health and emotional well being of your patients who are visually impaired or who may have visual processing and other sensory challenges. Your patients undoubtedly benefit from the medicines you dispense and the huge range of advice you offer them, from correct dosages and possible side effects to the safe and appropriate use of medication. However, they might also be wrestling with the hidden afflictions of depression and feelings of isolation for example due to their diminished ability to navigate freely, recognise faces and objects, pursue their hobbies, read and communicate with friends.…

Medpoint

Medpoint is a British made automated prescription collection solution that provides patients with a safe, quick and secure way to collect their repeat prescriptions 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Company Summary Medpoint is a British made automated prescription collection solution that provides patients with a safe, quick and secure way to collect their repeat prescriptions 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Medpoint has been designed specifically for the UK market with a community pharmacist as one of our founders. Our aim is to help bring community pharmacy into the digital age. The Covid19 pandemic has accelerated changes which were already underway in the healthcare sector and we firmly believe that 24/7 collection will become the norm at most community pharmacies by 2023. How can you help our members? Modern life is busy & many patients can struggle to get to the pharmacy within normal opening hours and they are seeking convenience when they choose online pharmacies. At the same time, pharmacies and dispensaries are struggling with rising costs, NHS cutbacks and increased competition from online providers. Extending opening hours is not an option and subsidising delivery services may no longer be sustainable. With automated prescription collection technology we see huge potential for a win-win situation…… improve patient satisfaction and safety while also releasing staff capacity to adapt your business to meet the challenges of the NHS funding settlement.…